Shifting Forward: Trucking Trends for 2019
Dec05

Shifting Forward: Trucking Trends for 2019

This year will end strong for the transportation industry, but can truck drivers expect to see the same growth in 2019? First, let’s take a look back. 2018 was booming – the economy is healthy and there are more and more trucks on the road. Most truckers have finally transitioned to the new electronic logging devices. Driver salaries are slowly climbing to where they need to be. Looking ahead, industry experts are predicting a...

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Switching from Paper to E-Logs | 4 Reasons Why
Mar13

Switching from Paper to E-Logs | 4 Reasons Why

Trucking is a professional field that leans heavily on tradition. Many truckers come from a long line of drivers, each carrying on with pride. When it comes to the trucks themselves, technologies are always improving but their implementation is another thing entirely! By now, everyone in the industry is aware of the huge changes involved with switching from paper to e-logs. Now over a quarter of the way through 2018, we’re still...

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Who is Exempt from the ELD Rule?
Oct30

Who is Exempt from the ELD Rule?

A new rule will soon be the law of the land in the trucking industry. The electronic logging device (ELD) rule will require drivers to have a device in their truck that records how much time they’ve been driving. The goal of the ELD rule is to more accurately track how many hours someone is working each day. However, there are certain situations where truck drivers may be exempt from the ELD rule. So, what do drivers need to know...

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5 Benefits of ELDs
Jun16

5 Benefits of ELDs

No matter which side you’re on, recent battles in the Supreme Court have left in place the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule, enacted as part of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). Essentially, this rule calls for the Secretary of Transportation to adopt the proper regulations requiring ELD use in commercial vehicles driving interstate. Drivers are required to keep records of duty status (RODS) made...

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